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Historical Events In 1844

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Jul 27   On this day in history fire destroys the US mint at Charlotte, NC  

Jul 27   Fire destroys US mint at Charlotte, NC in the year 1844.  

Jul 27   John Dalton, Engl physicist/chemist (molecular theorist), dies at 77 in the year 1844.  

Jul 28   Gerard Manley Hopkins, England, poet (Windhover) on this day in history.  

Jul 29   Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jul 29   On this day in history new York Yacht Club forms  

Jul 29   NY Yacht Club forms on this day in history.  

Jul 30   1st US yacht club organized, NY Yacht Club on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Ignazio Guidi, Italian orientalist/archaeologist on this day in history.  

Aug 08   In the year 1844 brigham Young chosen Mormon Church head following Joseph Smith death  

Aug 11   On this day in history jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63  

Aug 13   Explorer Ludwig Leichhardt leaves Brisbane to explore unknown territory beyond the Darling Downs in the year 1844.  

Aug 14   Henry Francis Cary, translator (Dante), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 17   In the year 1844 menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913)  

Aug 19   On this day in history minna Canth, Finland, novelist/playwright (social evils)  

Aug 29   1st white-indian lacrosse game in Montreal, Indians win in the year 1844.  

Aug 29   The first white-indian lacrosse game in Montreal, Indians win on this day in history.  

Aug 30   On this day in history francis Baily, English astronomer/mathematician (Baily's Beads), dies  

Aug 30   In the year 1844 friedrich Ratzel, German social-geographer (Lebensraum)  

Sep 05   Iron ore discovered in Minnesota's Mesabi Mountains on this day in history.  

Sep 11   George Clement Martin, composer in the year 1844.  

Sep 14   Oliver Holden, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1844.  

Sep 25   On this day in history canada defeat USA by 23 runs in the 1st cricket international  

Sep 27   Charles Nodier, French writer (History du chien the Brisquet), dies in the year 1844.  

Sep 28   Michael Hertz, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Oscar I of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Sweden on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Naval Observatory headed by LT Matthew Fontaine Maury occupies first permanent quarters on this day in history.  

Oct 03   On this day in history patrick Manson, "Father of tropical medicine"  

Oct 11   Henry John Heinz, founded prepared-foods company (57 varieties) in the year 1844.  

Oct 11   On this day in history the birth of Henry John Heinz, American food manufacturer  

Oct 12   On this day in history claude Tillier, French journalist/writer (My Uncle Benjamin), dies  

Oct 12   In the year 1844 george W Cable, American writer (Northampton Years)  

Oct 15   Friedrich Nietzsche, Uebermensch born in the year 1844.  

Oct 17   On this day in history miguel Nieto, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1844

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Thomas H Rollinson, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Marie-Bernarde Soubirous, [St Bernadette of Lourdes], saint/visionary was born in the year 1844.  

Jan 14   Clara Kathleen Rogers, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Johan Peter Selmer, composer was born in the year 1844.  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of frederick E Kitziger, composer  

Jan 30   Moritz F Freiherr von Bissing, German gen/gov-gen of Belgium (1914-17) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Eduard Adolf Strasburger, German botanist (Angiospermen) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1844

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 15   Joseph Mazzinghi, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history death of henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand, French general (b. 1773)  

Feb 04   Willem de Clerq, Dutch merchant/literary, dies at 49 in the year 1844.  

Feb 15   In the year 1844 henry Addington Lord Sidmouth, Brit premier (1801-04), dies at 86  

Feb 16   Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792) died on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Nicholas Biddle, US lawyer/diplomat/statesman/financier, dies at 85 in the year 1844.  

Feb 28   Abel P Upshur, Secretary of State, dies in explosion on USS Princeton on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1844.  

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